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Singing Sensation Charice Went Through an Anti-Aging Process at a Very Young Age

Will Charice Pempenco follow the footsteps of Lindsay Lohan, now a distinguished guest of the correctional system, in getting bad publicity on the internet? I don't think "Oprah" will like that!

Recently, the Filipina youtube sensation got criticized by hordes of fans due to her/someone else's decision to be injected with "Botox."

According to the Associated Press, the singer revealed she recently got Botox and Thermage procedure at a recent press conference in the Philippines.

Charice's Botox and Thermage procedure was administered by local cosmetic dermatologist Vicki Belo, a medical director of several skin clinics in the country. She also happens to be the singers Godmother, who seem to have a pretty colorful life herself.

The fans didn't really blame Charice for the publicity stunt which was executed in a bad taste, but a lot of them got very hostile against the people surrounding the singer, especially to Dr. Vicky Belo who - most fans believed - used the sensational pop star.

Charice is set to appear in the famous T.V. musical, "GLEE." She will play the role of an exchange student and a rival to Lea Michele's Rachel Berry.

Charice's representative countered the bad publicity by denying that the Filipino 18 year old singer underwent Botox to change her appearance for the TV series. Her rep tells the reason for the procedure was simply "to relieve a jaw problem similar to TMJ."

The problem with their denial was there's a video in you tube where Belo said that she noticed Charice's face has been getting wider, which was blamed due to the singer's love for chewing gums. And a fan even mentioned that Belo uploaded pictures of Charice in the Dr.'s official facebook like page with a caption: "Charice got Belo-fied for Glee!" Besides, Charice herself mentioned in a press conference in her native country that she underwent the procedure "to look fresh on camera."

It is also important to note that according to the site of National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, "The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Botox for the treatment of certain eye muscle disorders, cervical dystonia (neck muscle spasms), and severe underarm sweating, as well as for limited cosmetic use. Botox has not been approved by the FDA for use in TMJ disorders.

Raised by a single mother, Charice sang in local contests, became famous in youtube, and got her big break on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at age 15. She was also noticed by Oprah Winfrey who later dubbed her "the Most Talented Girl in the World." She became a guest singer of famous musician's concerts like David Foster and Celine Dion; she also sang for Obama in the President's inauguration party.

There is a saying that, "Good or bad publicity, is still publicity." But the young singer's talent is already a great publicity on it's own. If there are people who gained from this hullaballoo, the talented singer is definitely not one of them, and was simply used for the gain of another. As a celebrity, for sure, this is not the only time she won't be in a state of GLEE!

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